Example 25-169

Mi thad fes pesin bin gaji fish ba alabat.
Mi
1sg
thad
eq.cop
fes
first
pesin
person
bin
pst
gaji
get:tr
fish
fish
ba
dat/poss
alabat.
3pl
I was the first person who caught a fish for everyone.
Comment:
Variety: Katherine. This example illustrates the ordinal numeral fes 'first' and a subject relative clause with no relativizer. The spelling thad is taking from the source, but it is likely that the form here was that of the equational copula tha.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Angelo et al. 1998b